Sunny Deol returned with a bang with ‘Gadar 2’ almost a month ago. The Anil Sharma war drama was a box office smash, smashing numerous records. However, after Shah Rukh Khan's ‘Jawan’ opened theatres on September 7, ‘Gadar 2's’ attendance has steadily declined. According to industry tracker Sacnilk, the film made approximately Rs 1.60 crore on Sunday. It is an increase from the previous days' figures of Rs 90 lakh on Friday and Rs 1.35 crore on Saturday. The film has earned Rs 513.85 crore in 31 days.
Now, Gadar 2, has topped the domestic profits of SS Rajamouli's Baahubali 2: The Conclusion on its 30th day of release, becoming the second highest-grossing Hindi film in India behind Shah Rukh Khan's ‘Pathaan.’
‘Gadar 2’, the sequel to the 2001 blockbuster, debuted with a whopping Rs 40 crore. The film earned Rs 284.63 crore in its first week, followed by Rs 134.47 crore, Rs 63.35 crore, and Rs 27.55 crore the next week. In the Hindi-speaking market, ‘Gadar 2’ had a 60.17 percent occupancy rate, which is a good indicator for the team. While nighttime events were the most crowded, with 77.85 percent occupancy, afternoon shows were likewise 70.08 percent full.
The Hindi version of Prabhas' 2017 blockbuster ‘Baahubali 2: The Conclusion’ made Rs 510.99 crore in India throughout its lifetime theatrical run.
However, even though in terms of lifetime collections in the Hindi belt, the film has exceeded ‘Baahubali 2: The Conclusion,’ while it is still chasing ‘Pathaan's’ all-time record of Rs 543 crore. In comparison, SRK's ‘Jawan’ has already surpassed Rs 287.06 crore in just four days.